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western jet liners oh over detroit several years ago. so this has been going on for some time. al-qaeda in north africa tried to take over mali and would have succeeded had it not been for french intervention. >> paul: is mali really a threat to us? >> you could have made the same argument as afghanistan, a remote middle country in the middle of asia but it's a threat that it provides a secure base that al-qaeda can plan and plot. that is the issue. now, the biggest threat increasingly is syria where we have literally thousands of fighters affiliated with a front and other al-qaeda ideologically linked groups that are gaining strength. they are gaining expertise. they are gaining and creating sanctuaries. >> paul: and presumably hard to penetrate? >> they are importing jihadis from europe and going to perpetrate things. >> paul: we were told the syria isn't our fight, it's irrelevant to our security. it's over there, it's the middle east. we need to withdraw from the middle east and pivoted to asia because we have been stirring the hornets nest there? >> we are told what happens i
western jetliners over detroit. several years ago. so this has been going on for some time. al qaeda and north africa tried to take over earlier this year and would have succeed seeded had it not been for french intervention. >> you could have made the same argument 15 years ago -- is afghanistan a threat to us? distant highly -- remote little country in the middle of asia. but it is a threat to the extent it provides a secure base from which al qaeda can plan and plot. that's the issue. now the biggest threat increasingly i would say is not yemen but syria where we have thousands of fighters affiliated and other al qaeda linked al qaeda groups. and that are gaining strength. they are gaining expertise and gaining fighting experience. >> they are create sanctuaries inside of syria which will be presumably very hard for us to penetrate. >> right. not only that but they are importing jihadis from europe that will go home at one point back to hamburg or -- madrid. then they are going to create perpetrate you jihadi -- >> we were told that this syria isn't our fight. it is irrelevant to
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